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Deaconess EAP

25% of Employees Have Mental Health or Substance Abuse Issues at Any Given Time

Employee Assistance Program - CounselingDeaconess Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers assessment, short term counseling, referral (if necessary) and follow-up services to employees and members of their household who want help dealing with mental health concerns, substance use/abuse issues, life changes, family issues or personal problems.


  • Short-term counseling for mental health or substance abuse issues for employees and/or their family members
    • Referrals can be voluntary or may be mandated by a supervisor
    • Expedited access based on urgency of need
  • Critical incident stress debriefing for crisis situations
  • Workplace options (available at additional cost)
    • Finances
    • Child and elder care
    • Legal services
    • Work-life balance
  • Services available at convenient locations in Evansville and Henderson.
  • Option of video visits to help employees with more convenient access to care (available in Indiana)

EAP Benefits

  • Attracts and retains employees
  • Increases productivity
  • Reduces absenteeism—employees with mental health concerns are absent two to four times more often and are at least 20% less productive than the average worker
  • Promotes workplace cooperation
  • Enhances organizational health
  • Lowers disability claims
  • Decreases medical costs
  • Improves work and personal life balance

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